Gisela of Burgundy, Marchioness of Montferrat

Gisela of Burgundy (1075–1135), was a Countess consort of Savoy and a Marchioness consort of Montferrat. She was the spouse of Humbert II, Count of Savoy and later of Rainier I of Montferrat whom she married after Humbert's death.[1] She was the daughter of William I, Count of Burgundy.

Gisela of Burgundy
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DiedMay 1135
Noble familyIvrea
Spouse(s)Umberto II, Count of Savoy
Rainier I of Montferrat
FatherWilliam I, Count of Burgundy

With her first husband, Humbert II of Savoy, whom she married in 1090, her children included:

By her second marriage to Rainier, Marquess of Montferrat, her children were:



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Preceded by Countess of Savoy
Succeeded by